Ripon, WI -- The Beloit College Men's Basketball team dropped an 89-71 decision at Ripon College on Saturday in their final road game of the season.
The Red Hawks used a 6-0 run early to pull away from a close game and then a quick 8-2 run to close out the half with a 39-32 lead.
The Bucs pulled back within three at 50-47 six minutes into the second before RC responded with a 16-7 run over the next four minutes to go up 66-54.
Beloit got back to within nine with 7:32 remaining, as close as they would get, but Ripon used a 15-5 five-minute spurt to move up by 19 with two minutes lefts.
Travis Towns paced the Bucs with 23 points while Patrick Kenny had 14 and Derek Lovgren 11.
Beloit closes out its 2009-10 season on Wednesday night when they host Lawrence University in Flood Arena. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.